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[Transcript of letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to James E. B. Austin, November 29, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to James E. B. Austin encouraging James to visit Missouri with his wife, and passing along news that many of the papers documenting Stephen F. Austin's business with Col. Anthony Butler were lost when Woodson's house burned down.
Date: November 29, 1828
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, November 18, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on November 18, 1836, asking after his attempts to be appointed to the Texan government, and the land grants promised to empresarios. He also briefly discusses his plans to move his family to Texas, and the education of two of his sons.
Date: November 18, 1836
Creator: Fisher, George
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from William Heyle to Stephen F. Austin, November 18, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from William Heyle to Stephen F. Austin, on November 18, 1836, asking that Austin be on the lookout for a young man, named Edmond Morris, who has disappeared from his town and is believed to have gone to Texas, Mexico, or New Orleans.
Date: November 18, 1836
Creator: Heyle, William
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Contract Between Stephen F. Austin and Barnard E. Bee, November 25, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a contract between Stephen F. Austin and Barnard E. Bee, on November 25, 1836, which lays out the payments Bee is to make to Austin in exchange for the land he was promised. Matthew B. Williamson, clerk of Brazoria County in 1842, confirms that this contract was indeed signed by Austin and Bee.
Date: November 25, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of file of documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence, November 25, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a file with multiple documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence. Documents include: 1. a copy of the secret treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 2. a statement by Santa Anna to Texas; 3. a copy of the public treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 4. a memorandum regarding the treaties and communications with the United States; 5. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Collinsworth and Grayson; 6. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to an unknown recipient; 7. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to T. H. Benton; 8. a letter from Sam Houston to Andrew Jackson; and 9. a description of the boundaries and size of Texas by Stephen F. Austin.
Date: November 25, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Daniel E. Colton to Stephen F. Austin, November 29, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Daniel E. Colton to Stephen F. Austin, on November 29, 1836, discussing his desire to keep his lands in Texas, despite the fact that he has been out of the country for too long and must forfeit his claims to them.
Date: November 29, 1836
Creator: Colton, Daniel E.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Method of and Apparatus for Treating Mineral Pitch.

Description: Patent for an "improved method of and apparatus for treating mineral pitch and similar material to readily separate the asphalt and asphalt-oils from sand, bituminous rock, and other impurities contained in the mined material and removing the sand and impurities" (lines 12-17). The method circulates the material in hot water to separate the asphalt and asphalt-oils from the sand and impurities. The asphalt and oil rise to the top of the water and the impurities sink.
Date: November 5, 1895
Creator: Sellers, Harvey Lee; Conyngton, Hugh Ronald & Conyngton, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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